Tag: 1900’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Former First Lady lived in Autauga County, Alabama when she was a young

A former First Lady's who passed away on July 11th had ancestors who came from Alabama. She even lived here when she was young…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Mobile, Alabama, a colony of France, Britain and Spain – this {film and old photographs} reveals its mixed heritage

 First Capital of Colonial French Louisiana "On January 20, 1702, French colonists, led by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, establish Fort Louis de la Mobile on a…

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Society notes and weddings mentioned in news abstracts From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama

SOCIETY NOTES From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama Lauderdale County, Alabama Miss Sadie Martin of Nashville arrived in the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Birmingham, Alabama has a birthday on December 19th. Are you celebrating? [Historic film and photographs of old Birmingham]

[Did you know that the city of Birmingham, Alabama was almost named Muddtown?]  The "city" of Birmingham was incorporated by the legislature, December 19,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama was once called Allen’s Factory – Here is why

Before 1861, Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama was known as Allen's Factory. It was named for the first settlers of that name who built…

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Oct. 6, 1905- Stories From the Florence Times which mention citizens – Lauderdale County, Alabama

Stories From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 which mention citizens – Lauderdale County, Alabama County Singing Association The Lauderdale County Singing Association met…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Silverhill, Baldwin County, Alabama – immigrants from throughout the World settled in this small community

Around the turn of the century, immigrants from many regions of the United States and from other countries began populating Baldwin County: Italians settled…

News - from the past & the present

TBT: Throwback Thursday – The News on June 16, 1900 included an explosion and a shooting by an ex-Gov

News around Alabama on June 16, 1900 From the Pratt City Herald, Jefferson County, Alabama FATAL EXPLOSION Three men were killed and eight injured…